Year: 1985 Source: American Orthospsychiatric Association Newsletter, (Fall-Winter 1985), p.8-9 SIEC No: 19860434

Two presentations about adolescent suicides are summarized. Eva Deykin of the Harvard School of Public Health reported the results of a study designed to evaluate an intervention program designed to reduce self-destructive behavior among adolescents 13-17 years of age. Nancy Webb of Fordham University describes a 10 step preventive outreach model designed to provide postvention services to those bereaved by suicide. (NBB)